Poem: Boats In Fog ~ Robinson Jeffers

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Boats In Fog ~ Robinson Jeffers Sports and gallantries, the stage, the arts, the antics of dancers, The exuberant voices of music, Have charm for children but lack nobility; it is bitter earnestness That makes beauty; the mind Knows, grown adult. A sudden fog-drift muffled the ocean, A throbbing of engines moved in it, At […]

Daily Poem: Pelicans in December ~ J. Allyn Rosser

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Pelicans in December ~ J. Allyn Rosser One can’t help admiring their rickety grace and old-world feathers like seasoned boardwalk planks. They pass in silent pairs, as if a long time ago they had wearied of calling out. The wind tips them, their ungainly, light-brown weight, into a prehistoric wobble, wings’-end fingers stretching from fingerless […]

Daily Poem: Why Are Your Poems So Dark? ~ Linda Pastan

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Why Are Your Poems so Dark? ~ Linda Pastan Isn’t the moon dark too, most of the time? And doesn’t the white page seem unfinished without the dark stain of alphabets? When God demanded light, he didn’t banish darkness. Instead he invented ebony and crows and that small mole on your left cheekbone. Or did […]

Daily Poem: Bread and Stars ~ Oktay Rifat

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Bread and Stars ~ Oktay Rifat translated from the Turkish by Sidney Wade and Efe Murad Bread is in my lap, Stars are far, far away. I am eating bread looking at the stars. I am so engrossed, don’t even ask— Sometimes I get mixed up and instead of bread I eat stars.

Daily Poem: We Hear ~ James A. Clark

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